Anne Stevenson-Yang co-founded J Capital Research in late 2007 and is J Capital’s Research Director. Her coverage areas include solar, Internet, medical devices, property, some consumer and direct-sales names, and China’s macro-economy. Stevenson-Yang was co-founder of a group of Online Media Businesses called Blue Bamboo Ventures and also founded and operated a CRM software company, Clarity Data Systems, and a publishing company whose flagship magazine is City Weekend. Over 25 years in China, she has also worked as an industry analyst and trade advocate, heading the U.S. Information Technology Office and, from 1993 to 1997, the China operations of the U.S.-China Business Council. Stevenson-Yang is the author of Wild Ride: A Short History of the Opening and Closing of the Chinese Economy, Hello, Kitty and Other Stories, and China Alone: The Emergence From, and Potential Return to Isolation.

Last Updated: February 20, 2024



ChinaFile Presents: A Wild Ride through China’s Economy with Author Anne Stevenson-Yang

Anne Stevenson-Yang & Jeremy Goldkorn
The 1980s were an extraordinary time of hope in China, both for its citizens and for foreign visitors. Anne Stevenson-Yang first went to China in 1985, where she was enchanted by the lively cultural scene and what seemed to be the growing openness...



It’s Grim out There: China’s Economy in the Year of the Dragon

Anne Stevenson-Yang, Zongyuan Zoe Liu & more
Some observers have been predicting an economic collapse in China for decades. Others have long predicted that China would be stuck in a middle-income trap or some other type of economic stagnation. Might some of these predictions come true this...



Keeping the Flies Out

Anne Stevenson-Yang from Mekong Review
The first time I rode a public bus in China, in 1985, a young woman came up to me and ran her hand up and down my arm to feel the body hair. Foreigners were like rare animals then: precious, strange, probably dangerous. Surveillance was constant and...



How Big a Deal is the New U.S.-China Trade Deal?

Wendy Cutler, Zha Daojiong & more
Last week, the United States and China announced a new trade deal on the eve of China launching a sweeping conference to promote its One Belt, One Road development and infrastructure investment initiative. How good are the terms of the Washington-...